Category: Twitter

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Even after thinking

I often find myself reminding people of the notion to think before you post. “Would you be happy if your Granny read that”, “is that really necessary” etc? I remind myself of the rule too – there are posts which I delete or rephrase on a daily basis. This post...

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Online Alias vs. Real Names

The most observant followers I have on twitter soon noticed when I changed my name earlier this week.  Over the holiday I read ‘The Students Guide to an Epic Online Reputation … And Parents’ Too’ by @WayneDenner.  His book gives plenty of tips and ideas for people looking to build a...

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Brand Building

You may not think of your identity as a brand, but one day you’ll want to market yourself to a new employer, university or customer.  Perhaps someone will spot your talent and sign you up for a five album deal.  Either way, your digital footprint needs to be managed or...

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A year on

It’s been a year now since the @IrritableTech twitter profile started getting involved in conversations, publishing links and having an opinion on eSafety, Data Security and associated subjects. The twitter profile was actually set up a few months before, and under a slightly different name. My first tweet was neither...

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ESafety Live 2012 London

As the train bumps along the tracks back north my mind has turned to what I have learnt over the last few hours. Firstly, there are all of people and organisations out there trying to keep people safe online. I guess I knew that already, but to see so many...

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Short URLs

Short URLs came about mainly due to social networking. Twitter for example only allows 140 characters per tweet.  If you end up using 110 of them for a URL, you’re going to find it hard to comment on what you are linking.  However by fixing one problem, short URLs created...